tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS February 11, 2013 4:30am-5:00am PST
there are several contender but no front-runner. here's an excerpt of the statement. "after having reputedly examined my conscience before god, i have come to the certainty that my strength, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the petrine minute industry. strength has deteriorated that the extent deteriorated." the vatican will hold a conclave and meet to elect a new pope by mid-march. we'll learn more about the process of choosing a new pope coming up. >> cate caugiran, kpix 5. it was the biggest night of the year for the music industry. the grammys in los angeles. teresa garcia reports. >> reporter: the grammys lived up to its reputation for being unpredictable when mumford &
sons took home the album of the year. >> we figured we weren't going to win anything because the black keys have been sweeping up all day and deservedly so. >> reporter: they took home 4 golden gramophones including producer of the year and three in the rock categories. fun made a slash this year, as well. the trio won two grammys including best new artist and song of the year. >> and the grammy goes to, we are young. >> she said we and we were like -- could this be us? do you remember the first words? >> we are -- still could have been -- >> reporter: gotye took home three grammys but it was hard to tell if he was more excited about the statues or the fact that prince presented for his record of the year. >> a little bit loss for words here receiving an award from this man. i was inspired by him to make
music. thank you. >> reporter: the trophies are nice but it's usually the performances that the fans remember the most. ♪ [ music ]♪ taylor swift got things started with a mad hatter rendition of her hit single we are never getting back together. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: and what better way to make a comeback, justin timberlake used the industry's biggest stage to relaunch his music career. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >> justin timberlake. good stuff. somewhat of a surprise, frank ocean shut out in the major categories but took home best urban contemporary album and one other. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> even though taylor swift sang it, chris brown and rhianna aren't listening. they did get back together and some domestic violence experts are concerned about the message
being sent. they were especially separable at grammys, different from 2009 when rihanna was beat the night before the battery and brown pleaded guilty. they split up then. their recent reconciliation is not a surprise to domestic violence experts. >> so much of the time to take six, seven or more times to leave an abusive relationship. this is common. there are so many reasons for that. >> rihanna told rolling stone magazine she got back together with brown because it's important for her to be happy. and you can find complete coverage of the grammys on our website, cbssf.com. other news now, 4:35, police in southern california are still looking for the ex- cop they say already killed three people. it's been eight days since police say christopher dorner killed his first two victims. lapd was on high alert for last night's grammys. l.a. officials also announced a $1
million reward. it comes as the search for the former cop winds down in the mountains east of los angeles. l.a.'s police chief has reopened an investigation into the circumstances of dorner's firing. >> if he was to give himself up, we would be glad to listen to what he has to say. >> dorner claims he was fired for reporting a fellow officer for excessive force. the last clue investigators have of dorner's whereabouts was thursday when they found his burned-out pickup truck near a mountain resort. a fairfield man is set to be arraigned wednesday in the case of a murdered 13-year-old girl. anthony lamar jones was arrested friday suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose nude body was found a week earlier in fairfield's allan witt park. restraining order documents suggested he had grown increasingly violent in the days before the murder. in the documents, jones' he is strange wife described a recent incident in which they were
together in a car. here's one quote. anthony looked at me and said, i don't want to scare you, but i have a knife and a gun and i don't want to die alone. she said at that point, she jumped out of the moving car. the restraining order against jones was issued february 1 the day conway allen's body was found. 4:36 now. one man was killed, another one injured, when a gunman opened fire in a santa clara county neighborhood. sheriff's deputies found the dead man on rhonda drive in a cambrian neighborhood about 4:00 yesterday afternoon. around the same time another man showed up at a good samaritan hospital with gunshot wounds from that same address. the man is expected to be okay. palo alto police released this sketch of an armed robbery suspect described as a black male in his late 20s, early 30s, about 5'8" with a thin build. the suspect robbed a man at gunpoint on saturday in the carport of an apartment complex near west bayshore road. detectives are also investigating possible links to another armed robbery that
happened back in january. the city of oakland is trying several strategies in an effort to curb crime. among them, community forums and workshops part of the save oakland program to let the community have input. this is in addition to newly hired split consultant bill bratton a former police chief in los angeles and new york. >> mr. bratton, when he comes in, is going to be focusing on improvements to the police to strengthen the reaction to crime including performance management, intelligence and investigative capability, including how personnel are assigned. >> in addition, more police officers are being trained effort in to increase patrols. the san francisco police commission will hold a community forum on whether to arm some officers with tasers the last of three public hearings scheduled at 6:00 at
the bayview opera house. 4:38. i was at tahoe, gorgeous. >> did you see the pictures? >> that fresh powder to ski on? yeah. >> it was beautiful up there. >> you missed it. it was terrible around here. yeah. [ laughter ] >> it was a terrible weekend here in the bay area, right? >> no, it was beautiful! >> lots of sunshine in the bay area and we are going to continue that trend as we head into the latter part of the week. it's going to be dry. temperatures now pretty chilly in the valleys down near freezing inland 30s and 40s now. as we head throughout the day, big huge ridge of high pressure camping out here. we've seen this almost since january almost persistent. that will bring with it that blocking ridge sending any storms well to the north of the bay area. we stay high and dry today, the temperatures up into the 50s and 60s by the afternoon. maybe getting near 70 degrees by the end of the week. we'll have more on that coming up. right now let's check on the loads with elizabeth. >> thank you. and outside now we are dealing with one big problem coming up northbound 880 approaching 92
in hayward. accident there blocking two lanes. they are waiting for tow crews to clear the scene. it's still early so we are not seeing any big backups because of it and just your overnight roadwork this time across the richmond/san rafael bridge. we haven't seen this in a while. westbound 580 approaching the toll plaza should be wrapping up in the next 20 minutes or so. that's according to our folks over at caltrans. elsewhere here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. no delay this morning coming from marin county into san francisco. things looking great across the deck. and bart so far they have about 18 trains all running on time. getting a quick look now at the bay bridge toll plaza, so far it is a very smooth ride all the way across the upper deck into san francisco. that's traffic. back to you guys >> thank you. texas governor rick perry is scheduled to be here in the bay area today. his second day of a five-day california swing hoping to convince companies to do business in the lone star state. he has been increasing his pitch to california businesspeople trying to convince them that doing
business in texas is more affordable. his stops this week include the silicon valley and the bay area and he will be down in southern california, as well. new jersey governor chris christie is also visiting the golden state this week for fundraising events. he will make several stops in southern california before coming to the silicon valley on wednesday. facebook founder mark zuckerberg will host an event with him on wednesday in palo alto. christie, a republican, is up for re-election this year and is considered a potential presidential candidate for 2016. time now 4:40. a cruiseship carrying thousands waiting to be towed to shore. what caused the cruise liner to lose power. >> some tornado trouble. the trail of destruction in mississippi after a sudden storm. >> but first, a corvette careens off a bay area cliff. the tricky move rescuers had to pull off even before they could get to the two people trapped.
ro a corvette goes flying off a steep cliff in the east san jose foothills. the accident happened yesterday afternoon on mount hamilton road and rescue workers face a challenging situation. they found the convertible buried in the brush. a passenger was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. but the drive was hurt more seriously with head injuries. they had to make a pinpoint landingon the narrow road. specialized rescue crews from the san jose fire department were called to extricate the driver through difficulties. >> the access problems, steepness, injuries to the patient, getting him out of the car at that level. >> it took about two hours to bring the driver to the road surface. he was then flown to a trauma center. the corvette's windshield is crushed on the driver's side and took hours to lift it up. so some tricky maneuvering for those crews out there. they were able to get the two
people out. 4:44. should we talk to lawrence again? >> i don't know. >> it's so good to see everybody so well rested and ready to go today. >> it is. >> i'm with you. >> def leppard wasn't in it. i'm so surprised. [ laughter ] around the bay area today, we are looking at chilly conditions especially in the valleys early on. mostly clear out there. patchy fog outside. 40s toward the coastline but clear, as well. this afternoon, sunshine, a little cool out toward the beaches today. but again, some very nice weather around the bay area near seasonal for this time of year into the 60s outside. and a huge dome of high pressure building back in along the west coast sending the storm track well to the north so we are going to stay very dry the next five to seven days. some of these temperatures warming up maybe near 70 degrees by the end of the week.
the storm track stays to the north. temperatures heating up. 60s around sacramento, 39 lake tahoe, 44 yosemite. i think around the bay today, sunshine around 62 degrees and comfortable in san jose, 59 in pacifica, and 61 degrees in hayward. east bay temperatures into the 60s by the afternoon. and as you get inside the bay you will find numbers in the 60s. 50s in sausalito, 59 daly city. wednesday we warm up. thursday and friday headed toward next weekend, some of those temperatures elizabeth near 70 degrees. >> do you think we'll push 70? >> we might. >> look at that. all right. a little taste of spring. we are following one accident. we'll get to that in just a minute. i want to show you where traffic conditions are at the limit right now coming towards the dublin interchange. westbound 580, 14 to 15 minutes
between the altamont pass and 680 into pleasanton. the nimitz, 880 in oakland, right by the oakland coliseum and 66, they are going to start a widening project in this area by oakland airport. heads up various lanes blocked overnight. but for right now you're good to go. on the maps, this is that accident i was telling you about northbound 880 approaching highway 92. it is not slow at all in the area even though two lanes are block. tow crews should be on scene now. so it's still early. it's not causing a delay am but just heads up if you are about to head off in that area. 65 miles per hour as you make your way towards the san mateo bridge. also at the limit, the san mateo bridge. overnight roadwork richmond/san rafael bridge westbound by the toll plaza should be wrapping up shortly. there was overnight roadwork in lanes, again westbound 92
across the span. live look outside, the golden gate bridge no delay between 580 and the golden gate bridge toll plaza. mass transit, we mentioned earlier 18 bart trains were all running on time. well, muni, caltrain and ace train number 1 are also on schedule. back to you. >> thank you. mississippi governor phil bryant will get a look at tornado damage in hattiesburg. the twister made its way through that college town yesterday. it caused damage to three counties. but there are no reports of major injuries. police there declared a state of emergency. they told students not on campus to stay away. in the northeast nearly 150,000 homes and businesses remain without power after that massive snowstorm over the weekend. most of them are in massachusetts. emergency shelters remain open for those without heat or electricity. >> the power went out and the man said, well, if they could
get here, it's an easy fix. >> some areas were pelted with more than three feet of snow. 15 deaths are linked to the storm in the northeastern u.s. and eastern canada. crews are still clearing roads. the boston area's public transportation system is set to resume full service today. a tugboat is on its way to rescue a carnival cruise ship adrift in the gulf of mexico. a fire on the cruise liner causing that ship to lose power but thanks to several emergency generators on board the 4,000 people do have electricity. fire started if the engine room. luckily nobody has been injured. it should reach nearby port progresso on wednesday. federal aviation administration authorities investigating a tragedy on a reality show near l.a. a helicopter crash outside of acton sunday morning killing three people on board. they were taking part in a new military show for the discovery channel when that accident happened. a republican senator is vowing to hold up the
confirmation of two of president obama's appointees. senator lindsey graham says he may put a hold on the nominations of john brennan for cia drug and chuck hagel for defense secretary to force the white house to answer questions about last year's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> i wanted to know what our president did, what did he do as commander-in-chief? did he ever pick up the phone and call anybody? i think this is stuff the country needs to know. >> republicans have accused the administration of misleading the public about the attack. a spokesman for the white house national security council says senators should not play politics with crucial nominations. president obama's state of the union address is expected to focus on the economy. he is set to address job creation and wage growth tomorrow night. the president says he will also discuss upcoming budget fights including the march 1 deadline for automatic defense and domestic cuts known as the
sequester. you can watch the state of the union tomorrow night at 6:00 right here on kpix 5 and we'll have a special edition of kpix 5 news right after. the brand-new year on the lunar calendar. >> 2013 is the year of the snake in san francisco. families with firecrackers handed out the red envelopes to the kids not a bad way to kick off the new year. >> when there is red, it gives everything bad from last year to put it away and now everything is a brand-new start. >> according to chinese astrology, those born in the year of the snake are said to be intelligent quick thinking, dishonest and prone to show off. >> interesting. time now 4:51. coming up, which films have top honors at the british academy film awards? >> a busy weekend at the box office. what identity theft was able to steal the top spot. >> defying the dress code.
gotcha. >> oh, boy. identity thief stole the top spot at the weekend. the comedy starring melissa mccarthy debuted at number one. the previous warm bodies fell to 2. another new release, side effects, came in third and rounding out the top five: the movie won three prizes, >> "argo" was named best picture at the british academy film awards winning three prizes including best director for ben affleck. "les mis" took home four trophies, daniel day-lewis best actor for "lincoln." everybody wondered what the stars might be wearing last night at the grammys. >> that's what i had to watch. >> j-lo's dress was something else. >> cbs asked them to stay covered with no risque clothing. kpix 5 reporter liam mayclem checked out the crowd to see who was showing what.
>> as you can see, i read the memo. >> reporter: from j-lo's leg in a dress split all the way up to there, to katie perry's cleavage, there was plenty of skin at the grammys on stage and off. >> beautiful and one of the first dresses i put on, that's the one. >> reporter: the new cbs policy warned against showing too much skin on music's big night. but for some, this is the grammys' not the oscars. >> the way you disarm audiences by imagining naked. >> reporter: many celebs didn't get the memo or if they did they do what rock stars can do best, trashed it. dead mouse with his fiancee covered up the "s" word with black tape. >> your head bumps me out. [ laughter ] >> there you go. liam mayclem is still in los angeles this morning. he will join us live at 5:45 and 6:45 with more on the grammys. you see a lot of "fashion" out
announcement. mers. breaking news out of europe. the pope plans to retire. what's behind the surprise announcement? >> veterans and newcomers, the stars shining at the grammys last night. who took home the most hardware? we'll tell you. >> temperatures freezing in some parts of the bay area now. we are going to see some patchy frost and warmer days to come. we'll talk about that coming up. >> now that we're approaching 5:00, a lot of overnight roadwork is being picked up.
a live look at milpitas where things are moving at the limit. we'll have much more coming up. good morning, everyone. it's monday, february 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 now. we begin with some breaking news. some shocking news really out of the vatican. pope benedict xvi will resign at the end of the month. these are live pictures right now from the vatican. you can see many people gathering there on the plaza. benedict is the first pontiff to step down in nearly 600 years. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is tracking this morning's developments. >> reporter: good morning. a papal spokesperson says he expects the church to be without a leader for as brief a period at possible. pope benedict xvi made the announcement this morning he is resigning from his position as head of the catholic church effective at the end of the month saying he is too old and too weak to continue so he made the decision to step down. one of his biggest tasks as pope was to oversee the
church's response to the priest sexual abuse scandal. he issued a public apology for people being abused at the hands of the clergy and said the church made serious mistakes in responding to allegations. >> i think he's brought a certain stability to the church in the light of the crisis of the sexual abuse crisis which it needed very much. >> now, roman catholic cardinals will hold a conclave or meeting to pick the new pope. only cardinals are allowed to take part in the meeting held in the sistine chapel. there will be two voting rounds a day until they choose a successor. the vote has to have two-thirds majority. most conclaves will last a few days. now, once the cardinals all agree, the chosen one will say, accepto, a puff of white smoke will emerge from the chimney and bells will toll as the cardinal appears at the center window of st. peter's basilica to declare, we have a pope. the decision means the catholic church again will be without a pope for